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Rowland On The Ropes in Connecticut

There was a great take on scandal-swamped GOP Connecticut Governor John Rowland — a bona fide, tax-hiking, budget-increasing, political punk (he’s one of those erstwhile conservatives who “grew” while in office) who now faces impeachment over contractor payola — in Sunday’s Hartford Courant by my pal Tom Scott (a former state senator and solid conservative who, along with Bill Buckley, played a key role in getting liberal Republican pantload Sen. Lowelll Weicker defeated in 1988). Here’s the link (it requires registration) .